Partnering to help all kids learn®

NWEA® is a research-based, not-for-profit organization that supports students and educators worldwide by creating assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and proficiency—and provide insights to help tailor instruction. For more than 40 years, NWEA has developed innovative pre-K–12 assessments, including our flagship interim assessment, MAP® Growth™; our progress monitoring and skills mastery tool, MAP® Skills™; and our reading fluency and comprehension assessment, MAP® Reading Fluency™. Educators trust our professional learning offerings to accelerate student learning and our research to support assessment validity and data interpretation. Our tools are trusted by educators in more than 10,000 schools, districts, and education agencies in 141 countries. 

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Support student growth

Help students progress

Support early learners

Educators in use MAP Growth every day—whether they’re measuring their students’ current performance or seeing what they’re ready to learn next. See the difference MAP Growth can make in your district.

MAP Skills helps teachers drill down to the specific skills each student needs to learn. See what struggling students are missing, and advanced students are ready to take on—then adjust instruction in the moment and monitor student progress.

MAP Reading Fluency uses cutting-edge technology to assess the literacy skills of your Pre-K and K-3 students. Go beyond words-correct-per-minute and see the specific reading skills each student needs to develop.

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Powerful assessments to improve instruction

MAP Suite is a collection of formative and interim assessments that help teachers identify unique student learning needs, track skills mastery, and measure academic growth over time. MAP Suite spans across grades K-12 and is available in English and Spanish. Our assessments include MAP Growth, MAP Skills, and MAP Reading Fluency.


Results that educators trust

NWEA uses anonymous assessment data from over 10.2 million students to create national norms. Educators compare their students’ performance against norms to evaluate programs and improve instruction—in individual classrooms and throughout school systems.

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